All-Pac-12 forward Gennifer Brandon has taken a leave from the Cal women's team for personal reasons.

The school said in a statement Sunday that there is no timetable for her return.

Brandon played 13 minutes in the No. 17 Golden Bears' opener before sitting out three games while recovering from stress fractures in her right leg. She had six points in that game. The Bears lost their first two games without her before edging Georgetown.

The fifth-year senior, who averaged 12.3 points last season, missed Sunday's game against Northwestern -- which Cal won 65-51 -- and will be out indefinitely.

"Gennifer Brandon is currently not involved in team activities as she handles more pressing personal matters. We love Genn," Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb said in a statement released by the school. "We support Genn. She remains a part of the Cal women's basketball family. We hope to have her back with us soon."

Reshanda Gray shot 9 of 13 from the field, scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Bears past the Wildcats.

After Cal (3-2) scored the game's first nine points, Northwestern (4-1) cut the deficit to 18-17. But Cal never trailed and led by as many as 18 in the second half.

Afure Jemerigbe had 16 points for Cal, and Courtney Range led the team in rebounds with 13.


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Maggie Lyon had 17 points for Northwestern, which shot just 3 of 17 on 3-pointers.

UCLA 82, Oklahoma 76: Atonye Nyingifa had 28 points and 16 rebounds as the Bruins (2-2) beat the No. 10 Sooners (4-2) in Los Angeles. UCLA outrebounded the Sooners 49-29.

Men

North Carolina 93, Louisville 84: Marcus Paige scored 32 points and the No. 24 Tar Heels beat the No. 3 Cardinals to win the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament in Uncasville, Conn.

Brice Johnson added 13 points and Kennedy Meeks had 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for the Tar Heels (4-1), who lost just a week earlier at home to Belmont.

Russ Smith had 36 points for Louisville (5-1), which came into the game on a school-record 21-game winning streak. Chris Jones added 20 points.

Duke 91, Vermont 90: The No. 6 Blue Devils needed a free throw from Rodney Hood with 5 seconds left to dodge an upset in Durham, N.C.

Jabari Parker scored 26 points and Hood had 22 for Duke (5-1), which extended its nonconference home winning streak to 106 games.

Vermont rallied from a 15-point deficit, tying the score at 90 on Candon Rusin's four-point play with 10.4 seconds left.

Hector Harold scored 24 points for the Catamounts (1-5), who dressed only nine healthy players.

Georgetown 84, VCU 80: D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had 26 points to lead the Hoyas (3-2) past the No. 10 Rams (4-2) in the fifth-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Charlotte 63, Michigan 61: Terrence Williams put back his own miss with 0.4 seconds left, giving the 49ers (5-1) a victory over the No. 14 Wolverines (4-2) in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Michigan's Mitch McGary tied the score at 61 on a layup with 9 seconds left.

Oregon 100, USF 82: Elgin Cook scored 18 points to lead the No. 17 Ducks (4-0) past the Dons (3-3) in Eugene, Ore. Kruize Pinkins led USF with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

UCLA 106, Chattanooga 55: Jordan Adams scored 22 points and the No. 22 Bruins (5-0) opened the second half on a 20-2 run to rout the Mocs (2-4) in Los Angeles.

Saint Mary's 72, Alcorn State 55: Kerry Carter came off the bench to score 15 points, including three 3-pointers, to help the Gaels (5-0) beat the Braves (3-2) in Moraga. Stephen Holt added 12 points and Brad Waldow 11 for the Gaels.

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